The Strategy and Decision Making cluster carries out regular research seminars both with internal and external speakers. If you wish to present your work to the cluster, please contact us.


Date Speaker          
Topic Venue
Wednesday 28 March 2018, 2-4pm Professor David Collings 'The revolution will not be televised: The political (re)production of taken-for-grantedness'

Co-hosted by Human Resource Management & Organisational Behaviour Research Cluster
Main Building Lecture Theatre 206
Monday 25 June 2018, 2-4pm Professor Jane Lu 'Political Turnover and Cross-border M&A of Chinese Firms'

Co-hosted by the Entrepreneurship, Development & Political Economy and International Business & Enterprise research clusters
Main Building Room 251


Seminars run from 12pm-1pm.

Date Speaker Topic Venue

Wednesday 5th October 2016

Stephan Von Delft

'The role of organizational capabilities in achieving superior sustainability performance'

Room 540a

Wednesday 2nd November 2016

Robert Chia

'Reconceptualising East- West Difference: From Culture to Metaphysics'

Room 460 Carnegie

Wednesday 11th January 2017

Colin Eden

'Preparing for REF 2020'

Room 305

Wednesday 1st February 2017

Donald MacLean

'Strategy and squirrels (Red, Grey and mixed hue): Highland business in a new light?'

Room 540A

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Stelios Zyglidopoulos

'Playing the game: unpacking the rationale for organizational corruption in MNCs' (working paper with M. Dieleman)

Room 540A

Wednesday 5th April 2017

Anniina Rantakari

'Strategy as Dispositive: Analysis on power, discourse, and subjectivity in strategy-making'

Room 540A

Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Andrew Gray

REF calibration all-day workshop (cluster members only)

Room 235A & Room 132

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

Peter Fleming

'Can Organizational Corruption Become Automatic?'

Room 540A

Wednesday 10th May 2017

Robert David

'Artisans of authenticity: The construction of collective identity in a nascent market category'

Room 305

Tuesday 6th June 2017

Wei Yang

'How Does Ownership Influence Business Growth? A Competitive Dynamics Perspective' (PDF, 13KB)

Room 132

Friday 9th June 2017 (12:30-2pm)

Roy Suddaby

'Craft, Magic and the Re-enchantment of the World' (PDF, 340KB)

Co-hosted by Human Resource Management & Organisational Behaviour research cluster

Room 305

Tuesday 20th June 2017 (12:30-1:30pm)

João Maurício Boaventura

Stakeholder Theory (PDF, 119KB)

Co-hosted by International Business and Enterprise research cluster

Room 305


Seminars run from 12pm-1pm.

Date Speaker Topic Venue

Thursday 21st April 2016

Stephan Von Delft

An Ecosystem Perspective on Business Model Pioneering (with J. Ignacio Canales)


Wednesday 8th June 2016

Peter Keenan

Exploring the relationship between legitimacy and commitment during strategic change from the middle of the organization

Room 540a

Monday 4th July 2016

Stelios Zyglidopoulous

Cognitive Dissonance as a Driver of Corporate Social Responsibility: A meso-theoretical model


Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Donald MacLean

Strategy, Complexity and Poetics


Wednesday 31st August 2016

Ignacio Canales

Organising Cooperation

Room 305